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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1999
  • pp: 625–627

Efficient gas-phase generation of coherent vacuum ultraviolet radiation

Andrew J. Merriam, S. J. Sharpe, H. Xia, D. Manuszak, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 9, pp. 625-627 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000625


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Abstract

We report the demonstration of a pulsed atomic lead (Pb) vapor-based vacuum ultraviolet frequency converter from 233 to 186 nm with unity photon-conversion efficiency. This conversion is attained without phase matching.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

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Andrew J. Merriam, S. J. Sharpe, H. Xia, D. Manuszak, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, "Efficient gas-phase generation of coherent vacuum ultraviolet radiation," Opt. Lett. 24, 625-627 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-9-625


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